Thor Amundson, in former days a well known farmer in Sheldon township, was born in Telemarken, Norway, where
he married Carrie Anderson, also a native of that part of Norway. In 1861 they left their native land for America,
and settled on a tract of land in Sheldon township, this county, where he and his wife spent the rest of their
days, Mr. Amundson dying in 1896 and his wife in 1892. They were the parents of six children: Bertha, Osmond, Helen,
Andrew, Ole and Gertie. Osmond and Bertha are now residing on the homestead; Helen is the wife of Emil Johnson
and resides in North Dakota; Andrew lives near Duluth; Ole in Luna Valley, this county; Gertie is the wife of Adolph
Alexon, a merchant of Spokane, Wash.
The History of Houston County, Minnesota
Edited by: Franklyn Curtis-Wedge.
H. C. Cooper, Jr. & Co.
Winona, Minn. 1919
Houston County, MN
Names A to L
Names M to Y
Also see [ Railway Officials in America 1906